Your day to day
After a big meeting far away from home, or a long wait for a delayed flight, is there anyone more welcoming than a smiling Bartender? As the friendly face of our hotel Beach Restaurant, you'll also be a helpful host, a local expert, and a proud brand ambassador. Whether you're preparing drinks exactly as our guests want or serving them delicious food, you'll be devoted to creating relaxing, memorable experiences. Your responsibilities are :
Greet guests pleasantly as they approach the bar; promote house drinks and use up-selling skills
to increase revenues
Prepare beverages requested by guests using established pouring standards and drink recipes to provide a consistent product to the guests and to control costs. Coordinate food service with restaurant(s) for bar/lounge guests if applicable
Set up bar including all liquor, mixers, ice, garnishes, glassware and supplies. Perform pre- and post-shift work (empty/fill ice-bins, prepare garnishments, replenish/store snacks, etc.)
Monitor guest behaviour and guest alcohol consumption to determine when alcohol service to the guest should cease; notify management of incidents involving excessive alcohol consumption or impaired condition of guests; check identification whenever the age of a guest requesting an alcoholic beverage service is questionable
Check bar and seating areas for cleanliness and attractiveness ensuring all standards are aligned to company and local legislative standards. Inspect all equipment and machinery for proper operation. Sweep and mop bar floor after shift. Wipe down counters, equipment, stools, chairs, tables, and other areas as required.
Take action to solve guest problems/complaints using appropriate service recovery guidelines
Requisition all necessary supplies in line with hotel procedures and manage liquor inventory
Ensure that all liquor is properly secured before, during, and at close of shift
Obtain, count and secure bartender's bank; receive cash and credit payments from customers; give accurate change and balance cash drawer at end of shift in line with hotel procedures
What we need from you
Basic reading, writing, and math skills.
Knowledge of liquor brands, beer, wine, champagne, non-alcoholic beverages, designated glassware, preparation methods and garnishments.
Formal bar-tending training preferred
Being passionate about people and service
Communication skills are used frequently when interacting with guests, wait staff, cooks, and supervisor
Handling, carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds / 23 kilograms (bar ware, carts, boxes, bottles, etc.)
Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and/or holidays